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Stephen L. Casson, Jr.  

Stephen L. Casson, Jr.

September 18, 1972 – August 12, 2016

Stephen L. Casson, Jr., age 43, of Lincoln, DE, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Milford Memorial Hospital.

A lifelong Delawarean, Stephen was born in Dover on September 18, 1972, and was the son of Stephen L. Casson, Sr. and the late Linda E. Hornberger. He made his career as a construction and iron worker. Stephen was known for his strong work ethic and hardworking demeanor.

Well known for his outgoing and engaging personality, he never knew a stranger. Stephen possessed the unique ability to talk with anyone and make them feel instantly comfortable and at ease. When someone needed help, he would willingly give the shirt off his back or offer his assistance without a second thought. Stephen’s big heart was undeniable and he could often be seen helping someone rebuild their car engine, lending money, working for free or helping the elderly or disabled.

When off work and relaxing, he looked forward to spending time with his brother-in-law and best friend, David and nephew, Tyler. The trio loved fishing, deer hunting and watching NASCAR, drag racing and football together. An avid muscle car fan, Stephen was a Nova enthusiast and he enjoyed attending car shows whenever he could.

At his core, he was a devoted family man. Stephen would often talk about how much he loved his children and nephew and his pride in each of their accomplishments. He was eagerly anticipating the birth of his first grandchild, Ronan and was so excited to be a grandfather.

Stephen was preceded in death by his mother, Linda. He is survived by his father, Stephen L Casson, Sr.; daughter, Chrystal Casson; son, Brandon Casson; sister, Heather Beutler, brother-in-law, David and nephew, Tyler, with whom he lived; and grandson, Ronan who is due to arrive this December.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Sunday morning, September 4, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

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  1. Heather R Beutler, August 23, 2016

    You are missed and will always be in my thoughts and heart. I love you.

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  2. Christine, August 23, 2016

    This is heartbreaking. He was a hard working man and he had a good heart. Thinking of Steve and his family. God bless.

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  3. David Beutler, August 23, 2016

    Miss you brother.Things just aren’t the same without you.I’ll never forget all the crazy fun times we had.You helped shape the life I have today.With out you as my friend I never would have met Heather and have my son Tyler.They are my whole world.God Bless, rest in peace bro

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  4. Kevin Shockley, August 23, 2016

    Rest in Peace. Brother. Amen.

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  5. Melissa McAllister, August 23, 2016

    This tribute describes him perfectly. Steve was a great person and will be truely missed by all.

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  6. Melinda Dunn, August 24, 2016

    Steve was a great person, very caring, helpful, and would do anything for the people he cared about. He had such a big heart and will be missed by many. Heaven had gained an angel. Until we meet again….

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  7. Miriam Gross, August 24, 2016

    So sorry for your loss. Such a nice man.

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  8. Chrystal Casson, August 25, 2016

    Brandon and I love and miss you so much dad. Nothing will ever change that. I wish you didn’t leave us so soon but I know you are in a better place. I will be sure to teach your grandson everything you taught me growing up. I wish you had the chance to meet him but he will now always have someone protecting him. it’s so hard to grasp that you are gone. You weren’t supposed to leave me yet. I love you so much dad. Brandon looks at the stars every night and says your smiling at him and that your happy now. Rest in peace daddy

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  9. Stephen l Casson sr, August 25, 2016

    Will miss you deeply forever
    RIP son
    Love dad

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  10. Judy Gibbons, August 26, 2016

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family at this very sad and difficult time. I can’t begin to know the sorrow, pain, and anguish that you all have been going through. The Obituary is such a beautiful tribute to your son I am so sorry for your loss. Love, Judy Gibbons

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  11. Tracy thorpe, August 31, 2016

    Hi Steve will miss you I never got to stop by and say hi it’s been long time I know u know me so sad to hear this I was shocked you will be missed wow it’s hard to belive this. I known you since I knew heather long time sorry for your loss rip Steve up in heaven now rest in peace love Tracy.

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  12. wayne driver, September 19, 2016

    R.I.P. Steve…I knew steve and his sister heather from school when we were kids. He was a good classmate of mine and I havent seen him for years. I was thinking back the other day about alot of people i havent seen in my life that i lost touch with and steve was one of them. Steve and I had alot of fun cutting up in class and hanging out but unfortunately lost touch after high school. My thoughts go out to his family and his sister heather. rest in peace steve

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